Basic Sauteed Greens Recipe

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  • This dish can be made earlier in the day and served lukewarm or possibly reheated just before serving. Serve it as a side dish with grilled or possibly roasted poultry or possibly broiled fish, or possibly as a pasta topping.
  • 2 lrg heads escarole (about 2 pounds
  • 6 Tbsp. extra-virgin extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 x cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 ounce salt-packed capers, liquid removed and rinsed
  • 4 ounce Gaeta or possibly other cured black olives, pitted Salt to taste
  • 3 x salt-packed anchovy fillets


  1. Divide the escarole into individual leaves and separate the tough outer leaves from the more tender inner ones. Wash both well, dry and roughly chop.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over low heat and saute/fry the garlic for 4 min. Add in the tough outer escarole leaves, cover and cook for 10 min. Add in the more tender leaves, replace the cover and cook for another 10 min.
  3. Place the capers and olives in the skillet and stir to blend the flavors.
  4. Season with salt, cover and cook for 10 min. Add in the anchovies, mashing them into the liquid with a wooden spoon. Cook for 5 min, transfer to a heated platter and serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 202g
Calories 901  
Calories from Fat 736 82%
Total Fat 83.24g 104%
Saturated Fat 12.27g 49%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 3167mg 132%
Potassium 299mg 9%
Total Carbs 5.72g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 3.14g 2%
Protein 35.77g 57%
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